Most Voters Don’t Trust What Officials or Media Are Saying About Afghanistan
A majority of voters don’t trust either President Joe Biden’s administration or the news media to tell the truth about the situation in Afghanistan, and most think it’s worse than they’re being told.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that only 34% of Likely U.S. Voters trust what Biden administration officials are saying about the current situation in Afghanistan. Fifty-four percent (54%) don’t trust what administration officials are saying, while 11% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on August 24-25, 2021 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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